Bengals Starters To Play Entire First Half Against Buffalo

CINCINNATI - AUGUST 20: Carson Palmer #9 of the Cincinnati Bengals throws a pass during the NFL preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Paul Brown Stadium on August 20 2010 in Cincinnati Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Against the Dallas Cowboys, the Bengals first team played two possessions, which was roughly the entire first quarter. Against the the Denver Broncos, the first team offense played well into the second quarter, finally leaving after three possessions with just over eight minutes remaining in the first half. Against the Philadelphia Eagles, the Bengals first team offense played the game's opening six possessions, which spanned the entire first quarter.

Much like against the Eagles, the Bengals are going to play their starters in the first half this weekend against the Buffalo Bills, according to Marvin Lewis. How has the first team offense done thus far?

Game Possessions Yards Results
Cowboys 2 22 Two Punts
Broncos 3 145 Missed FG, TO on Downs, TD
Eagles 7 213 TD, Missed FG, Three Punts, Two Interceptions
Totals 12 380 Two TDs, Two Missed FGs, Five Punts, Two INTs, TO on downs
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